AND HERE I SIT

AND HERE I SIT

Designer

Quinlan Osborne

Circa

2017

Edition

Ed. of 25 + 2 AP | Numbered and Signed by the Artist | 1 AP Available at the Artist's Studio

Description

Special edition entirely made from stainless-steel hand polished to a mirror finish.

Fragility and stability are essential to the experience of the Tension collection. Quinlan Osborn creates pieces that look impossibly stable yet simultaneously grounded. By embracing tension rather than rejecting it, the commonplace transforms into something transcendent and profound.

Materials

Stainless Steel, Mirror-Polished

Dimensions

L 18 x W 19.25 x H 33 in
L 45.7 x W 48.8 x H 83.8 cm

Lead Time

12 Weeks

Price

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Quinlan Osborne

Quinlan Osborne

Born in Ireland in 1973, Quinlan Osborne has lived in Canada most of his life. He studied architecture at the University of Waterloo, Ontario and the University of Illinois, Chicago. With numerous international projects behind him, his work has been noticed and awarded by his peers, including the Canadian Architecture Award of Merit among others.

Osborne's background in architecture instilled in him an interest in human interactions and their responses to space and volumes. The way in which a space was finished, whether through architectural detailing, lighting or furnishing, was always an aspect of his design development that emerged simultaneously rather than independent of the architectural process.

As a result, transitioning to furniture design from architecture was a natural progression for Osborne, one that evolved slowly over the course of several years. His first forays into furniture design were joint projects on the side with his father, a woodworker who had spent his career specializing in furniture making and heritage restoration. These early collaborations quickly led to several commissions from his architectural clients and gave him the opportunity to expand his understanding of how to develop furniture that would complement rather than compete with an overall aesthetic. This understanding of the needs and desires from the viewpoint of the architect or interior designer has resulted in the development of a design philosophy that sees furniture as part of a larger context rather than independent objects.

His current work expresses his belief that every object should consist of one idea that has been picked at and pulled apart until it is at its purest state, where there is no hierarchy in details; every detail counts. The result is a collection of pieces which are meticulously detailed, authentic and timeless, rarely consciously fashionable and therefore never obsolete.

Quinlan Osborne COLLECTION

TWO SIDES OF SOLITUDE TWO SIDES OF SOLITUDE  TWO SIDES OF SOLITUDE TWO SIDES OF SOLITUDE  TO FLOAT FROM GRACE TO FLOAT FROM GRACE  SOME ARE BORN TO SWEET DELIGHT SOME ARE BORN TO SWEET DELIGHT  PARADISE LOST PARADISE LOST  LEAN ON ME LEAN ON ME  HOW FRAGILE THIS LOVE HOW FRAGILE THIS LOVE   HOW FRAGILE THIS LOVE HOW FRAGILE THIS LOVE  HOW FRAGILE THIS LOVE HOW FRAGILE THIS LOVE  GREAT EXPECTATIONS GREAT EXPECTATIONS  AT SWIM TWO TABLE AT SWIM TWO TABLE  AND SO I STAND AND SO I STAND  AND HERE I SIT AND HERE I SIT   AND HERE I SIT AND HERE I SIT  AND HERE I SIT AND HERE I SIT 

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